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Finding Me From darkness to Life

The Magic of Optimism

By on July 19, 2017

Most people who meet me for the first time and are unfamiliar with my story, perceive me as a very joyful person concluding that I must have had an absolutely perfect life in order to be so darn happy.

I have always been naturally optimistic. No matter what life brought…

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Emotional & Psychical Abuse From darkness to Life Trauma

When being strong is your only choice

By on June 25, 2017

The other day I felt a little overwhelmed as I contemplated something that happened recently. Suddenly, the images of me entering the funeral home to see Sebastian’s body and his service flashed before my eyes. And I thought to myself: I don’t know how I was able to withstand…

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Discovering the beauty within

By on May 12, 2017

For the greater part of my life, I have wished to be someone else–someone who would fit this life better, someone who would not feel so lonely and so different from everyone else. Someone, who would feel more comfortable in her own skin. I have also wished to be…

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From darkness to Life The Power of Prayer

A Precious Gift of Friendship

By on April 24, 2017

The other day, as I was playing with Gia, I listened to a phone conversation my mom was having with a friend she met here while visiting us. As I listened to them talking, I thought of my own friend whom I have met here as well and I…

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From darkness to Life

Enjoying the Beauty of Now

By on March 31, 2017

As I began to heal from the wounds of that fateful night and the trauma surrounding it, I had to find a way to keep going. Gia, the support I received from the community, my family and friends definitely helped but that feeling of hopelessness continued surrounding me for…

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Emotional & Psychical Abuse Finding Me From darkness to Life The Power of Prayer Trauma

Pray, dance, heal…

By on November 15, 2016

Despite everything, during my short life I was fortunate enough to witness many miracles and I had learned that when you pray for those miracles, no matter how big or small, they will knock on your door. One of the things I continued to pray to God for was…

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Urszula

Urszula

Hi Dear! My name is Urszula. Through this blog, I hope that my words can bring you some comfort and encouragement. Please know, that there is always hope no matter where you are in your journey. You have the power to enjoy your time now and make today better, than yesterday.